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CriticalPoint’s subject matter experts share information in a variety of ways

Here are some highlights. . .

CriticalPoint’s subject matter experts actively share their expertise and passion in a variety of way. Below we’ve included just a partial list of presentations they’ve made in 2013 and publications for 2012 and 2013. Where they were available, links to the information are provided.

CriticalPoint Author Presentations 2013

Kate Douglass, Eric Kastango , Jim Wagner. CriticalPoint’s Sterile Compounding Boot Camp. March, April, May, June, Sept and October 2013.

Patti Kienle. Are You Prepared?  Excelling in Joint Commission Surveys, ASHP MidYear Clinical Meeting, Orlando, FL. December 2013

Patti Kienle. USP and NIOSH Guidance in the Face of the Compounding Tragedy, ASHP MidYear Clinical Meeting, Orlando, FL, December 2013

Kate Douglass and Eric Kastango. National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. Inspector Training. Mt. Prospect, IL. October, 2013

Patti Kienle. Medication Safety Issues When Implementing an Electronic Health Record, Ardent Health System Annual Risk Managers Conference, Dallas, TX, September 2013

Patti Kienle. Compounding Safety, Wilkes University Pharmacy/Nursing CE, Wilkes-Barre, PA, September 2013

Patti Kienle. Medication Safety Update, Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Orlando, FL, August 2013

Patti Kienle. Sterile Compounding in the Limelight:  Will Crisis Lead to Reform? ASHP Summer Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, July 2013

Patti Kienle. What Has the Compounding Tragedy Taught Us, ASHP, Minneapolis, MN, July 2013

Patti Kienle. Best Work Practices for Aseptic Admixtures, Greater New York Hospital Association Webcast, May 2013

Patti Kienle. Challenges of Medication Management in Nuclear Medicine, Amerinet National Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2013

Patti Kienle. Nuclear Pharmacy Basics for the Hospital Pharmacist; Ohio Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Columbus, OH, May 2013

Patti Kienle. USP <797> Workshop, Maryland Board of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD, March 2013

Patti Kienle. Teamwork, Northeastern/Central Pennsylvania Collaborative Care Summit, The Commonwealth Medical College, February 2013

Patti Kienle. Medication Safety in Imaging, Delaware Valley Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Conshohocken, PA, February 2013

Patti Kienle. Regulatory Aspects of Compliance with USP <797>, FDA Northeast Region Compounding Seminar, Worcester, MA, February 2013

Patti Kienle. Preventing Medication Errors in a Changing Healthcare System, American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2013

Patti Kienle. Outsource Validation for Nuclear Pharmacies, American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2013

Patti Kienle. Quality Management Overview, ASHP Pharmacy Technician Webinar CE series, February 2013

Patti Kienle. Compounding Landscape:  What’s in the Crystal Ball? EMD Millipore. Dallas, TX. February 2013.

Patti Kienle. Behind the Yellow Sign. ISMP. Horsham, PA, February 2013

Patti Kienle. Joint Commission Update – 2013, Community Health Systems. Director of Pharmacy Webcast. February 2013

Patti Kienle. Joint Commission Update. Greater New York Hospital Association Webcast. January 2013

Patti Kienle. Best Work Practices for Aseptic Admixtures, Southwest Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Tampa, FL, January 2013

CriticalPoint Author Publications 2013 and 2012

Douglass K, Kastango E and Cantor P. The 2013 United States Pharmacopeia Chapter <797> Compliance Study: Where do we Stand? Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. Scheduled for publication October 2013

Douglass, K. Cleaning Primary Engineering Controls. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. Scheduled for publication Sept 2013

Kienle P. Quality Management Overview. ASHP. April 2013

Kienle P. Tips for Managing Radiopharmaceuticals. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. March 2013

Douglass K. Top 10 Cleaning Myths. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. January 2013

Kienle P. Experts offer survey, audit survival tips. Pharmacy Practice News. January 2013.

Wagner J. Assessing Isolators for Compounding Operations. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. November 2012

Douglass K, Kastango E, Cantor P. The 2012 USP chapter <797> compliance survey: Measuring progress. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. October 2012

Kienle P. Ensuring Safe Medication Distribution Practices. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. October 2012

Douglass K. Support Patient Safety with a Robust Cleaning Program. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. September 2012

Kienle P. Meeting Medication Distribution Compliance. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products, July 2012

Douglass K, Kastango E and Cantor P. The 2011 United States Pharmacopeia Chapter <797> Compliance Study: Discussion of Findings and Strategies for Sterile Compounding Focus in the Alternate Site Setting. INFUSION. May/June, 2012

Kienle P. Nursing Best Practices Using Automated Dispensing Cabinets:  Nurses’ Key Role in Improving Medication Safety. Mandrack M, Cohen M, Featherling J, Gellner L, Judd K, Kienle P, and Vanderveen T, Med Surg Nursing. May 2012

Kienle P. Fast Track Approval Process for Shorted Drugs. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. May 2012

Wagner .Controlled Environment Certification: CETA Guidelines Update. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. May 2012

Douglass K, Kastango E and Cantor P. State Regulations Impact USP <797> Compliance. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. April 2012.

Douglass K, Kastango E and Cantor, P. Sterile Compounding and USP <797> Compliance: Where does the alternate site setting stand? INFUSION. March/April. 2012:21-24, 26, 28.

Kastango E. How Should CSPs Be Prepared for Patients with a Latex Allergy? Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. April 2012

Kienle P. Reporting Medication Errors. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. March 2012

Kienle P. Patient Safety and Compliance Issues with the Medication Use System in Radiology. Continuing Education for Nuclear Pharmacists and Nuclear Medicine Professionals, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 2012